February 4 – World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day is celebrated around the world on 4 February to spread information and encourage people about cancer prevention, early detection and treatment. The initiative of World Cancer Day 2023 first goes back to the promotion and support of the World Cancer Declaration in the year 2008 by the Union for International Cancer Control, according to Urban Affairs Kerala.


As told by the World Health Organization about World Cancer Day 2023, cancer is the most common cause of death worldwide. World Cancer Day was first made official in the year 2000 under the World Summit in Paris by signing a document called the Charter of Paris Against Cancer consisting of 10 articles.


Many different types of colors and symbols have been mentioned under World Cancer Awareness Day 2023 to show different types of cancer and to promote the fight against it. For example, the pink ribbon is related to breast cancer awareness globally, and the orange ribbon is to spread awareness about childhood cancer.


Under World Cancer Day 2023, every year many events are held worldwide with the aim of bringing schools, business markets, parks, community halls, community and organization together and it is expected that according to World Cancer Awareness Day 2023 cancer The person affected is not alone. That means all of us will play a mutually respected role in the responsibility of reducing this global disease.


To bring various issues related to cancer to the society, World Cancer Day 2023 will be celebrated on 4th February this year i.e. the main purpose of celebrating this day is to educate health professionals and common people on a target of reducing cancer globally. Work has to be done by the public. and was first launched in the year 2000 at the World Summit against Cancer of the New Millennium in Paris.


Under World Cancer Day Theme, let us tell you that the multi-year theme for this World Cancer Day 2022 and 2024 is “Close the Care Gap”. The main objective of the Jesus theme is to focus more attention on risk engagement and opportunities on a global scale.



Source: AZERTAC, Azerbaijan State News Agency